Yeah But When Our Side Is Violent It's Justified

Come on

One of the points I tried to make repeatedly during the bloodier parts of 2020 was that violence and destruction are fundamentally unpredictable forces. Once the genie is out of the bottle, there’s no way to know where he’ll go or what he’ll do or when he’ll return. Violence begets violence; destruction begets destruction. Once shared norms erode, peopl…

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